Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Dec 24 15:55:38 PST 2003

"master" <master at> writes:

> Hi all, i often get message like this in my box :
> kernel: maxproc limit exceeded by uid 5126, please see tuning(7) and
> login.conf(5)
> but i doesn t understand well because the aim of login.conf is to limit
> process so why this message and what to do ?

Figure out why that user is exceeding their maxproc limit, and stop

I'm working on a patch to handle this situation slightly more
elegantly, but I'm not sure that turning the message off (even for 
users hitting their self-imposed limits) is a good idea.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area: 
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